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    Thunder 100 Shotgun Simulator Raffle

    The Curly-Coated Retriever Club of America is raffling off a Thunder 100 Shotgun Simulator at our Hunt Test June 28-29, at the Buckeye Retriever Club grounds in Chardon, Ohio. Tickets are 6 for...
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    Give the AKC some credit for coming up with a new...

    Give the AKC some credit for coming up with a new fund raiser. When they first came out with the Grand Champion program, people dragged their old dogs out to get yet another title. But then, once...
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    Reading an HT premium list

    About this time every year, we put up the premium list for our upcoming hunt test. Every year, we get inquiries as to whether it is for Curly-Coated Retrievers only. When other breed clubs (e.g.,...
  4. Thread: westminister

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    Barb, your argument would seem to make my case. ...

    Barb, your argument would seem to make my case. Yes, it requires more effort to get a championship on a Lab or a Golden. What that means is that there is a lot more time to do other things with...
  5. Thread: westminister

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    Food for thought: Chessie entry: 14; 3 JHs, 3...

    Food for thought:

    Chessie entry: 14; 3 JHs, 3 SHs
    Curly entry: 8; 1 JH, 1MH
    Flat entry: 21; 6 JHs, 1 SH
    Golden entry: 38; 3 JHs
    Lab entry: 38; 3JHs, 1MH
    Toller entry: no titles

    These...
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    Trust me. I KNOW what a field trial looks like. ...

    Trust me. I KNOW what a field trial looks like. The last Amateur stake I marshalled had two 400+ yard marks with the 3rd (live flyer) being a short 150 which many dogs blew by. They needed scopes...
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    Thank you all for responding. I have marshalled...

    Thank you all for responding. I have marshalled a number of Qs and know what they look like. I was hoping for some definitive parameters.

    It is good to know that AKC approval to hold a field...
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    Need a little education

    My club is venturing out into the world of holding an owner/handler qualifying stake. I would like to be more educated as to what this entails and so went looking at the AKC rule book. I could not...
  9. Thread: Test Dog

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    At the last couple of Master stakes that I have...

    At the last couple of Master stakes that I have marshalled, we have had a setup dog and then a test dog. The setup dog fine tuned the calls, throws, falls, etc. The test dog demonstrated the test...
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    I am so proud of the remarkable accomplishments...

    I am so proud of the remarkable accomplishments of Dawn Nielsen and the crazy Curly girls: Chant, Olive and Bebe.

    Bebe not only completed her Master Hunter title, but she also earned an Award...
  11. Thread: Ccr qaa!!!!

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    As a very old Curly person (34 years in the...

    As a very old Curly person (34 years in the breed), reading about Rhino's accomplishment caused me to burst into tears. Sarah was able to fulfill a dream conceived many years ago and put into motion...
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    Ok, I'm old. When I first started with...

    Ok, I'm old. When I first started with retrievers, Hunt Tests didn't exist. The way I found out about Field Trials was to actually go and watch, then later work at the event. I can think of...
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    I believe, at UK field trials, dogs are sent for...

    I believe, at UK field trials, dogs are sent for feathers and/or fur.

    In New Zealand, Curly-Coated Retrievers are used to hunt deer.

    Versatility is the name of the game.
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    Really? I had no idea Victor Malzoni, who lives...

    Really? I had no idea Victor Malzoni, who lives in Colombia, ran hunt test and field trials. Cool! I do know he spent a boatload of money last year, including a private plane, to make sure that...
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    I received the following from the AKC. January...

    I received the following from the AKC.

    January 2, 2013

    To: Clubs Licensed to Hold Retriever Hunting Tests

    Subject: Limiting Entries in Master Hunter Tests & Service Fees

    This...
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    The current EE people are the most frustrating...

    The current EE people are the most frustrating humans on earth. I have had repeated telephone conversations with them and they ASSURE me they will fix this problem. For the hunt test sponsorsed by...
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    Be warned! The airlines have become ridiculous...

    Be warned! The airlines have become ridiculous about the size of crates. Two years ago, we flew 6-month old puppies (separately) to California and had to put them in 500 crates. Totally absurd! ...
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    Howard, please read a little more carefully. ...

    Howard, please read a little more carefully. Shipping is $4.99, not $49.

    Cheers!
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    I marshall a fair amount. I have always tried to...

    I marshall a fair amount. I have always tried to accommodate, as necessary, by fitting people in, especially pros who have multiple dogs that may or may not have their name on them as handler. ...
  20. Well, I will be sitting down this weekend to...

    Well, I will be sitting down this weekend to write 22 refund checks because of our current policy. You can bet the farm that our club will be re-visiting our refund policy and making it much more...
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    Boy, was he glad to see you!!! Congratulations!

    Boy, was he glad to see you!!! Congratulations!
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    CCRCA Hunt Test start times

    Please note that the CCRCA Hunt Test on June 30 and July 1 will have the both Master stakes starting at 7:30 a.m.

    THANKS!!!
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    Actually, Bubba, Labrador coat is worse. It...

    Actually, Bubba, Labrador coat is worse. It sticks in carpeting, furniture, etc. (Started in Labs 30+ years ago)

    Curly-Coated Retriever coat is very curly and sorts floats on top of carpeting,...
  24. Curly-Coated Retriever Club of America Hunt Test closes tomorrow

    We just wanted to remind everyone (and EVERYONE is welcome!) that tomorrow is the closing date for the Second Annual Curly-Coated Retriever Club of America Hunt Test to be held at the Buckeye...
  25. I don't even know where to start with your first...

    I don't even know where to start with your first question! LOL Perhaps it would be best to go to www.ccrca.org and read a little more about us.

    Curly-Coated Retrievers are loyal, ready for...
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